2.7 min readBy Published On: April 6th, 2015Categories: Tips0 Comments on Week of April 6th

Book-it!  In celebration of Children’s Book Month, Mass Bay Credit Union  (147 West Fourth Street) is hosting a Children’s Book Drive through the month of April.  They will be collecting new and gently used children’s books for the Credit Union Community Hope Initiative to bring the joy of reading to underprivileged children in our community and region.

Help Wanted!  Boston Bagel Co. (753 East Broadway) is hiring!  Do you have what it takes to serve up delicious bagels and coffee at Southie’s favorite bagel shop?  If you do then reach out to Adam at [email protected] (Yes, his name is really Adam Sandler – no joke!)

Eat, drink and be merry! Get your taste buds ready!  The 15th Annual Taste of South Boston takes place on Sunday, April 12 at 6pm.  Featuring over 30 of Southie’s best restaurants, eateries, and specialty food shops, attendees will get to sample some amazing culinary delights.  Another bonus? The Taste of South Boston’s wine tasting and beer sampling. There will be live entertainment, a cash bar, raffles and a silent auction too.  Tickets are $50.  This event takes place the Seaport World Trade Center.  For more information or to purchase tickets:http://www.tasteofsouthboston.com/  We can’t wait!  We’ve got our elastic waist pants all ready to go!

Hunt and gather! There is nothing more exiting than hunting through a shop filled with merchandise in search of “it”.  Maybe your “it” can be a pair of gently worn Louboutins or is your “it” is a gorgeous pale pink Chloe frock.  But it’s the unknown that lurks in the racks that keep us coming back for more.  Closet Connection – one of Southie’s favorite consignment boutiques – is chock-full of women’s clothing and accessories just ripe for the picking and is offering a special deal for CIS readers!  $50 voucher for just $30!  http://deals.cis-staging.q9hwj0b7-liquidwebsites.com/Closet-Connection/South-Boston/02127/deals/50-voucher-for-30/89226/6667

Show your support at a Night Out For Caden!  Local Southie family – Damian and Tarrah Zedower and their son Caden have had a tough year.  Diagnosed with leukemia last July, Caden’s mom will be running the Boston Marathon in his honor and for Pediatric Oncology Clinic at MGH.   Come show your support for this remarkable family on Thursday, April 9th at 7pm at a Night Out for Caden!  Tickets are $20 and there will raffles and silent auction items.  

The House is Where the Heart is  – a fundraiser for the South Boston Neighborhood House – Benefit and Auction 6pm-10pm  takes place Friday, April 10th.  Seaport World Trade Center.  Tickets are $75.  Live and Silent Auction  – complimentary beverages and Hors D’oeuvres.  Come on out and show your support for this amazing Southie institution!  To purchase tickets visit: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-house-is-where-the-heart-is-tickets-12369568713?aff=efbevent

Come on and go hawaiian! St. Peter Academy is hosting a Family Luau and Auction on Saturday, April 11th rom 4p-8pm at the Lithuanian Club – 368 West Broadway.  There will be a DJ, raffles, silent auction, food and kids activities.  Cost is $30 for a family of four .